Benefits of Online Therapy (Tele-health)
Virtual therapy has a lot of promise and offers benefits compared to in-person psychotherapy




 

  • It can be convenient. Online therapy can take less time away from the office or your workday or worry about traffic. No need to travel miles to meet up with your therapist. You'll log into your session through a secure link sent by your therapist, and the session can happen wherever you are comfortable.

  • Online communication is very comfortable for many people, especially younger adults or those who use technology often. More people are using email, webinars and text messaging to communicate, and for some it can seem more comfortable or easier than talking to someone in person, especially when revealing personal or private information.

  • It can provide access to those who can’t get to an office. Sometimes it can just be difficult to get out of the house for an appointment, whether that be due to your job, school, kids, illness, or travel. Some people with chronic illnesses or disabilities may not be able to drive or easily able to leave their home. In these situations, virtual therapy may be their only option for help.